BRETT YOUNG UNVEILS “ACOUSTIC SESSIONS” VIDEO SERIES
Young Enlists Multi-Week No. One “Here Tonight” Co-Writer Charles Kelley For First Installment Out Now
Chart-Topper Celebrates CMT Music Awards Nomination for Performance Of The Year
Nashville, TN – May 10, 2019 – Following a number of recent career accolades including his fifth consecutive No. One hit, cementing him as “one of country’s most consistent radio stars” (Rolling Stone), MULTI-platinum selling artist Brett Young today revealed “Acoustic Sessions,” a video series delivering stripped-down performances of hits and album cuts from his chart-topping sophomore album TICKET TO L.A. (BMLG Records). Available now, the debut installment “Here Tonight” features co-writer Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley, collaborating for an acoustic spin on the multi-week chart-topper, surpassing 100 million streams. Additional “Acoustic Sessions” videos will be unveiled in the coming months.
Additionally this week, Young is celebrating a CMT Music Awards nomination for Performance of the Year following his “Motownphilly” collaboration with Boyz II Men from CMT Crossroads.
Young’s sophomore release, TICKET TO L.A. (BMLG Records), debuted atop the Billboard Country Albums chart and follows his PLATINUM self-titled debut, which dominated the Top 20 on the Country Albums chart for 37 weeks. Delivering five consecutive No. 1 hits, along with MULTI-PLATINUM certifications for “In Case You Didn’t Know” (4X PLATINUM), “Mercy” (2X PLATINUM), “Sleep Without You” (PLATINUM) and “Like I Loved You” (PLATINUM), Young was named ASCAP’s 2018 Country Songwriter-Artist of the Year for his “melodic craftsmanship” (Billboard). He has also garnered nominations from ACM, Billboard, Teen Choice, CMT and CMA Awards as he continues to rack up nonstop hits as “one of country’s most consistent radio stars” (Rolling Stone). Young has amassed more than 1.7 billion streams of his catalog globally. He continues to bring his “big stage presence” (OC Register) and “engaging and vocally strong” (Providence Journal) live show coast-to-coast as part of the recently-launched MISS ME MORE TOUR. He will also perform at multiple festivals throughout summer including Nissan Stadium at CMA Music Fest in Nashville on June 8, Country LakeShake in Chicago, IL on June 22 and Faster Horses in Brooklyn, MI on July 19. He will also open for Luke Bryan at Gillette Stadium on June 21. For additional information, visit BrettYoungMusic.com.
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